Advanced Idioms - Nature 1
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box.
water | cloud | bush | wood | air | rain | land | mountain | storm | tree
Steve has promised to come and see me again tomorrow , come
Don’t beat about the
. Tell me exactly what you think is wrong with my work.
If you expect to borrow money from me, you are barking up the wrong
The police's theory will not hold
. The suspect has a watertight alibi.
The situation is so complex that many people are unable to see the
for the trees.
Our neighbours are continually quarreling, but it is usually a
in a teacup.
I have been walking on
since I found out that I have been awarded a scholarship to study music.
I don't know the exact circumstances of his resignation, but he left under a bit of a
I hadn't heard from her for years and was glad to find her still in the
of the living.
He was only three minutes late! You're making a
out of a molehill.
come rain or shine
whether it rains or not, whatever the weather
beat about the bush
discuss a matter without coming to the point
bark up the wrong tree
doing sth that will not get the result you want
not hold water
not be or not appear to be true
not see the wood for the trees
not understand the main point about something
a storm in a teacup
great outrage or excitement about a trivial matter
walk on air
feel very happy
under a cloud
under suspicion or discredited
be in the land the living
not dead, alive
make a mountain out of a molehill
make an unimportant matter seem important